superadministrator

noun
su·​per·​ad·​min·​is·​tra·​tor | \ ˌsü-pər-əd-ˈmi-nə-ˌstrā-tər How to pronounce superadministrator (audio) , -ˌstrā-ˌtȯr \
plural superadministrators

Definition of superadministrator

: an administrator with more power or responsibility than other administrators of the same system or organization For others who examine political leadership, the chief executive becomes a sort of superadministrator, one who eschews the flash of rhetorical tricks in a public forum for the intellectually substantive coordination of the government's constituent parts.— Leroy G. Dorsey The mayor has created a sort of superadministrator to handle a lot of the paperwork …. Most of the department heads in the city will report to Mr. Earnest, who'll handle the day-to-day concerns and pass along the out-of-the-ordinary stuff to the mayor.The (Little Rock) Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

First Known Use of superadministrator

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Superadministrator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superadministrator. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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